Examples of the Many Solutions Sprouting All over Gaia

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Examples of the Many Solutions Sprouting All over Gaia

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 , 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Declan Kennedy
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Road
Petaluma CA 94952
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Come join us for a potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the Irish Urban Architect and Agricultural Planner that has become one of the world’s most respected advisers on Sustainable Permaculture and consciously applied Ecological Planning of human settlements.


Declan Kennedy is an Irish architect, urban planner, permaculture designer and ecologist. He is a founder member of the Permaculture Institute of Europe. He has been teaching and practicing urban design, landscape, and agricultural planning since 1972.

Declan served as Professor of Urban Design at the Technical University of Berlin, Chairman of the Board of the Global Eco-village Network- and as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Gaia University International -

At 80 years of age, Declan continues traveling the world and teaches eco-village design from the ecological community where he lives, Lebensgarten Steyerberg in Lower Saxony, Germany

Some people say "It is 5 minutes to 12 for the Earth and for the environment." Declan Kennedy says, "the situation on Earth has already tipped over – it is already 5 minutes after 12! But, the good thing about midnight is, it is the beginning of a new day! So let's start afresh!”

Friendly Favors Event

Cost: $20 (or 20 Thankyous) and a dish to share; $40 with no dish
Discount Cost: Applies when you RSVP and choose to give Thankyou's.
Payment Instructions: Make checks payable to IONS

- 6 PM: One hour for socializing and eating dinner
- 7 PM: 30 minutes for welcome, announcements and introductions
- 7:30 PM: One hour for our guest speaker's presentation
- 8:30 PM: 30 minutes for Questions and Answers
- 9 PM: We close the event, allowing time for post-event commingling and cleaning before leaving by 10 PM.

Walk-ins are welcome and RSVPs are much appreciated, so we can notify you of any changes and we can prepare the space accordingly.

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